Articles | Volume 18, issue 9
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-6441-2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-6441-2018
Research article
 | 
07 May 2018
Research article |  | 07 May 2018

Seasonal variation and light absorption property of carbonaceous aerosol in a typical glacier region of the southeastern Tibetan Plateau

Hewen Niu, Shichang Kang, Hailong Wang, Rudong Zhang, Xixi Lu, Yun Qian, Rukumesh Paudyal, Shijin Wang, Xiaofei Shi, and Xingguo Yan

Related authors

Black carbon and organic carbon dataset over the Third Pole
Shichang Kang, Yulan Zhang, Pengfei Chen, Junming Guo, Qianggong Zhang, Zhiyuan Cong, Susan Kaspari, Lekhendra Tripathee, Tanguang Gao, Hewen Niu, Xinyue Zhong, Xintong Chen, Zhaofu Hu, Xiaofei Li, Yang Li, Bigyan Neupane, Fangping Yan, Dipesh Rupakheti, Chaman Gul, Wei Zhang, Guangming Wu, Ling Yang, Zhaoqing Wang, and Chaoliu Li
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 683–707, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-683-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-683-2022, 2022
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Aerosols | Research Activity: Atmospheric Modelling and Data Analysis | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
Role of atmospheric aerosols in severe winter fog over the Indo-Gangetic Plain of India: a case study
Chandrakala Bharali, Mary Barth, Rajesh Kumar, Sachin D. Ghude, Vinayak Sinha, and Baerbel Sinha
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 6635–6662, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6635-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6635-2024, 2024
Short summary
Long-term variability in black carbon emissions constrained by gap-filled absorption aerosol optical depth and associated premature mortality in China
Wenxin Zhao, Yu Zhao, Yu Zheng, Dong Chen, Jinyuan Xin, Kaitao Li, Huizheng Che, Zhengqiang Li, Mingrui Ma, and Yun Hang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 6593–6612, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6593-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6593-2024, 2024
Short summary
Intercomparison of aerosol optical depths from four reanalyses and their multi-reanalysis consensus
Peng Xian, Jeffrey S. Reid, Melanie Ades, Angela Benedetti, Peter R. Colarco, Arlindo da Silva, Tom F. Eck, Johannes Flemming, Edward J. Hyer, Zak Kipling, Samuel Rémy, Tsuyoshi Thomas Sekiyama, Taichu Tanaka, Keiya Yumimoto, and Jianglong Zhang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 6385–6411, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6385-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6385-2024, 2024
Short summary
Global aviation contrail climate effects from 2019 to 2021
Roger Teoh, Zebediah Engberg, Ulrich Schumann, Christiane Voigt, Marc Shapiro, Susanne Rohs, and Marc E. J. Stettler
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 6071–6093, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6071-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-6071-2024, 2024
Short summary
Rapid iodine oxoacid nucleation enhanced by dimethylamine in broad marine regions
Haotian Zu, Biwu Chu, Yiqun Lu, Ling Liu, and Xiuhui Zhang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 5823–5835, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-5823-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-5823-2024, 2024
Short summary

Cited articles

Andreae, M. O.: Climatic effects of changing atmospheric aerosol levels, in: World Survey of Climatology, Future Climates of the World, edited by: Henderson-Sellers, A., Elsevier, Amsterdam, vol. 16, pp. 341–392, 1995. 
Andreae, M. O. and Gelencsér, A.: Black carbon or brown carbon? The nature of light-absorbing carbonaceous aerosols, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 3131–3148, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-6-3131-2006, 2006. 
Antony, R., Mahalinganathan, K., and Thamban, M.: Organic carbon in Antarctic snow: spatial trends and possible sources, Environ. Sci. Technol., 45, 9944–9950, 2011. 
Bergstrom, R. W., Ackerman, T. P., and Richards, L. W.: Optical properties of particulate elemental carbon, in: Particulate carbon: atmospheric life cycle, edited by: Wolff, G. T., and Klimisch, R. L., Plenum Press, New York, USA, 43–51, 1982. 
Download
Short summary
Deposition of light-absorbing carbonaceous aerosol on the surface of glaciers can greatly alter the energy fluxes of glaciers. Two years of continuous observations of carbonaceous aerosols in a glacierized region are analyzed. We mainly studied the light absorption properties of carbonaceous aerosol and have employed a global aerosol–climate model to estimate source attributions of atmospheric black carbon.
Altmetrics
Final-revised paper
Preprint